Financial Accountant

Kilkenny (City), Leinster (IE)
08 May 2024
08 Jun 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Overview of the role:

As the Financial Accountant, You will ensure the efficient running of the portfolio and the on-time delivery of accurate monthly financial reports. 

By working closely with the Finance Manager and Operations team the Financial Accountant will have a great opportunity to learn the Waste and Water business and assist with reporting and system improvements. 


    Duties of the Role include: 

  • Review balance sheet reconciliations (Workday), assist internal control and external audit
  • Understand, identify and escalate any financial risks found in tasks performed.  
  • Monthly management accounts, budgets, forecasts, long term plans. The review & approval of financial information to include the monthly Regional Report, Monthly Financial Review Packs, Workday and other ad-hoc reports 
  • Reporting performance internal and Group.
  • Proactively provide regular feedback to the Finance Manager and General Managers. Request assistance when required.  Collaborative approach.  
  • Demonstrate a control of your portfolio, a clear understanding of risks and performance issues. Develop actions as required. (task and completion dates)..
  • Strong in highlighting key information when sending emails and reports.
  • Management of Working Capital and assisting the team in the management of Credit Control and Treasury Function. 
  • Understand key drivers of contracts and forge strong relationships with Operations staff. 
  • Communication of key performance information to operations and setting targets and action plans when required.
  • Drive automation of all manual processes & reports.
  • To assist the General Managers with key financial information required to manage their departments 
  • Smooth transition of New Business Won into Operational P&L’s. Assist with New Business/Investco analysis when required.  
  • Ensure compliance of team to all Health and Safety policies
  • Taking responsibility for your duties and learning (including systems). 
  • Have a high personal standard when delivering work. 
  • Drive technology advancements within Finance and the rest of the business.
  • Marketing of Central Services Department to other departments within Veolia
  • Ad hoc projects 
  • Adherence with company code of conduct  


Required skills for this role: 

  • ACA,ACCA,CIMA,CP or equivalent. 
  • Strong IT and systems skills (with a focus on Financial Systems and controls – experience of process flow (re)design and implementation) 
  • Strong Excel and analytical experience
  • Positive, driven, proactive attitude. Likes helping and supporting individuals and teams. Work on your own initiative to a high standard. Think laterally and challenge ineffective processes and structure.
  • Effective time management skills 
  • Proven experience that demonstrates strong commercial acumen and appreciation of the needs of a dynamic multi- national organisation
  • Meet deadlines (flexibility at month end etc). Provide hands-on support when needed to meet targets. 
  • Multi task with the ability to deliver on goals set
  • Clearly communicate and report performance at month end
  • Strong organisational skills. Utilise resources and existing technology to alleviate bottle-necks
  • Provide input and advice to all levels within Veolia
  • Experience with Workday financial systems.
  • Knowledge of Google applications is desirable.
  • A self-starter with a high degree of analytical rigour.
  • Resourceful with the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines. (Flexibility in working hours required)
  • Ability to interact with staff at all levels including senior management. 


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